Thomas Farren

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Thomas Farren (died 26 March 1955) was an Irish Labour Party politician and trade union official.[1] He was a member of the Stonecutters' Union of Ireland and served as the president of the Irish Trade Union Congress in 1920.

He stood unsuccessfully for a UK Parliament by-election for Dublin College Green in 1915.

He was elected to the new Irish Free State Seanad in 1922 for 9 years.[1] He was re-elected in 1931 for another 9 year term and served until the Free State Seanad was abolished in 1936.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Mr. Thomas Farren". Oireachtas Members Database. Retrieved 3 January 2013. 
Political offices
Preceded by
William X. O'Brien
President of the Dublin Trades Council
1915
Succeeded by
John Lawlor
Preceded by
William X. O'Brien
Secretary of the Dublin Trades Council
1919
Succeeded by
P. T. Daly
Preceded by
Thomas Cassidy
President of the Irish Trade Union Congress
1920
Succeeded by
Thomas Foran